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Albone, Daniel [Dan] (1860–1906), cycle and motor tractor manufacturer, was born at the Ongley Arms inn, Shortmead Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, on 12 September 1860, the fourth son and youngest of eight children of Edward Albone (d. 1864), publican and market gardener, and his wife, ...
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Gabriel, (John) Beresford Stuart (1888–1979), machine tool manufacturer, was born on 1 August 1888 at Twickenham, Middlesex, the elder son of the three children of John William Wright Gabriel and his wife, Eleanor, née Broad. That year J. W. W. Gabriel sold his interest in the family drug manufacturing company of ...
Harding, (Thomas) Walter (1843–1927), pin manufacturer and civic art patron, was born in Lille, France, on 22 January 1843, the only son and second of four children of Thomas Richards Harding (1812–1895), manufacturer, of Leeds, Yorkshire, and Doddington, Cambridgeshire, and his wife, Sarah Ann Cocker (1814–1888)...
Herbert, Sir Alfred Edward (1866–1957), machine tool manufacturer, was born on 5 September 1866 in West Street, Leicester, the second son of William Herbert, building contractor and farmer, and his wife, Sarah Anne, née Thompson. Following an elementary education at Stoneygate House School...
Stubs, Peter (1756–1806), toolmaker and innkeeper, was born on 15 June 1756 at the White Bear inn, Bridge Street, Warrington, Lancashire, the only child of John Stubs (1736–1757), a currier, of Warrington, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Peter Johnson, yeoman, of Orford...
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Whitworth, Sir Joseph, baronet (1803–1887), mechanical engineer and machine tool manufacturer, was born at Stockport on 21 December 1803, the son of Charles Whitworth (1782–1870) and Sarah (1780–1814), daughter of Joseph Hulse. His father was a loom framemaker in the textile industry who, when his wife died in 1814, put his three young children in the care of foster parents and took advantage of an offer to train for the Congregationalist ministry. ...